Crafting Trends: Elephants !

Crafting trends are constantly changing, this can be easily seen by logging into your social media accounts. On social media pictures of projects and patterns are always being shared, liked, and appearing on everyone’s Timelines, many of which follow a theme. One trend that we have seen has been all about Elephants. I decided to gander at...

Free Pattern- Pumpkin Tower Plastic Canvas

For a fun fall project we are giving you access to our Pumpkin Tower plastic canvas pattern. We hope you enjoy this! It would make a great gift or a decoration  You will need chenille stems, yarn, and 7 mesh canvas.  This pattern will only be available for download for one week only, so be sure to share with anyone that you think would like...

Back to School Crafting

The start of a new school year can be very hectic and stressful, and crafting with your kids is a great way to spend some quality time with them and help alleviate a bit of the stress of summer vacation being over brings on. Handmade items are also perfect gifts for a new teacher! Sometimes the idea of putting together a craft to do with your kids...

How To – Provisional Cast On

There are so many different ways to cast on in knitting, and each method has its own perks. The Provisional Cast on is a method where you are casting on using a scrap or waste piece of yarn, with the intent on pulling it out later and revealing live stitches that can be picked up and worked in the opposite direction. An example of this is when you...

Free Pattern- True Aran Afghan

This week we are bringing you a gorgeous pattern that will challenge you, an Aran blanket. This pattern combines a Honeycomb stitch with several different types of cables to bring you a finished project that will be cherished for years to come. This blanket requires a 36″ size 9 circular needle  and a cable stitch holder. The yarn we...

Lookalike Fashion

Jessica Simpson is a trend setter for young women and active moms. She has done everything from singing, starring in movies to creating her own line of shoes, clothing, and accessories and even has a maternity line. Wouldn’t you love to replicate her style? Jessica is seen here wearing a beige turtleneck style poncho. We have poncho kit to...

Employee Spotlight – Lindsey K

Many components and faces make up our Mary Maxim family. Every person that works here plays a vital part in how our company performs and excels. Lindsey K is one of those very vital people that work in our call center. She has been with us for 4 years and in that time she went from Customer Service Representative to also holding a Supervisor...